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Final Q-5 Strike Aircraft Is Delivered

October 30 2012


The Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force has taken delivery of its last Q-5 strike aircraft from the Jiangxi Hongdu Aviation Industry Group, reports the Chinese Ministry of Defense.

A ceremony was held last week to mark the event, noted the ministery.

The Q-5 is a light supersonic attack aircraft developed in China in the 1960s.

The aircraft is designed to support ground operations by attacking deep targets at low altitude.

The Q-5 aircraft was one of the first...

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